Period
to 12 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,189 2,243 3,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 10.26% 15.19% 16.03%
As % of the General category 32.15% 44.38% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,673 2,245
10th Percentile £28,625 £31,250 £28,247
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,827 £59,600
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,698 5,054 6,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 31.91% 34.23% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,849 3,784 5,058
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -8 597 £52,500 +5.00% 192
Yorkshire -10 492 £45,000 -10.00% 126
North East -7 100 £50,000 +17.65% 46
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 390 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (26.75%) SQL
3 216 (18.17%) Microsoft
4 210 (17.66%) C#
5 206 (17.33%) .NET
6 188 (15.81%) Business Intelligence
7 179 (15.05%) JavaScript
8 175 (14.72%) Azure
9 170 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
9 170 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
10 157 (13.20%) AWS
11 152 (12.78%) DevOps
12 117 (9.84%) SQL Server
13 114 (9.59%) Software Engineering
13 114 (9.59%) Docker
14 112 (9.42%) Windows
15 108 (9.08%) Degree
16 100 (8.41%) HTML
16 100 (8.41%) T-SQL
16 100 (8.41%) Project Management
17 97 (8.16%) Scrum
17 97 (8.16%) Analytics
18 94 (7.91%) CSS
19 89 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 85 (7.15%) MVC
21 82 (6.90%) Change Management
22 78 (6.56%) Linux
22 78 (6.56%) Power Platform
23 77 (6.48%) Python
24 76 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (4.46%) CMS
2 29 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 18 (1.51%) Confluence
4 15 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.76%) WordPress
7 6 (0.50%) Apache
8 4 (0.34%) nginx
9 3 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.25%) IIS
10 2 (0.17%) Luigi
10 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.084%) Drupal
11 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.084%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.084%) SAS
11 1 (0.084%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.084%) WinCC
Applications
1 76 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.34%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.34%) InVision
7 2 (0.17%) Figma
7 2 (0.17%) Sketch
7 2 (0.17%) UXPin
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.25%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.25%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.25%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.17%) iTrent
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 175 (14.72%) Azure
2 157 (13.20%) AWS
3 78 (6.56%) Power Platform
4 57 (4.79%) Microsoft 365
5 43 (3.62%) SaaS
6 26 (2.19%) GCP
7 24 (2.02%) IaaS
8 23 (1.93%) Serverless
9 19 (1.60%) PaaS
10 17 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 17 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (1.26%) Azure Machine Learning
13 12 (1.01%) PowerApps
14 11 (0.93%) GitHub
15 9 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.67%) Power Automate
17 7 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (0.59%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.69%) Firewall
2 25 (2.10%) DNS
3 18 (1.51%) WAN
4 17 (1.43%) Wireless
5 16 (1.35%) BGP
5 16 (1.35%) LAN
5 16 (1.35%) OSPF
6 15 (1.26%) SAN
7 14 (1.18%) VPN
8 12 (1.01%) DHCP
9 10 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (0.84%) Skype
10 8 (0.67%) Network Security
11 7 (0.59%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.50%) ISDN
12 6 (0.50%) MPLS
12 6 (0.50%) VLAN
13 5 (0.42%) EIGRP
13 5 (0.42%) Multicast
13 5 (0.42%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (6.31%) Power BI
4 69 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.94%) Data Lake
9 28 (2.35%) Tableau
10 21 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (1.51%) MySQL
11 18 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (1.26%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (1.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.78%) JIRA
3 33 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.43%) Bitbucket
4 17 (1.43%) Selenium
5 16 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.09%) Gradle
7 13 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.09%) Postman
8 12 (1.01%) IntelliJ
8 12 (1.01%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.42%) GitLab
12 5 (0.42%) gulp
12 5 (0.42%) MSTest
13 4 (0.34%) Appium
General
1 72 (6.06%) Law
2 65 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 60 (5.05%) Retail
4 57 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 56 (4.71%) Public Sector
6 55 (4.63%) Marketing
7 44 (3.70%) Banking
8 33 (2.78%) Legal
9 27 (2.27%) Electronics
10 24 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.18%) Games
11 14 (1.18%) Local Government
12 10 (0.84%) Billing
13 8 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.59%) Automotive
15 6 (0.50%) Back Office
16 4 (0.34%) Publishing
17 2 (0.17%) Front Office
17 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 332 (27.92%) Developer
2 181 (15.22%) Analyst
3 66 (5.55%) C# Developer
4 61 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 45 (3.78%) Business Analyst
6 42 (3.53%) Architect
7 41 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 40 (3.36%) Consultant
8 40 (3.36%) Project Manager
9 37 (3.11%) IT Manager
10 36 (3.03%) Data Analyst
11 34 (2.86%) Administrator
11 34 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 32 (2.69%) Data Engineer
13 30 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 28 (2.35%) PHP Developer
15 26 (2.19%) AWS Engineer
16 25 (2.10%) Azure Engineer
17 24 (2.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 24 (2.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (17.33%) .NET
2 100 (8.41%) HTML
3 94 (7.91%) CSS
4 72 (6.06%) Node.js
5 66 (5.55%) .NET Core
6 58 (4.88%) jQuery
7 46 (3.87%) HTML5
8 45 (3.78%) React
8 45 (3.78%) Web Services
9 42 (3.53%) CSS3
10 41 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 38 (3.20%) KnockoutJS
12 34 (2.86%) ASP.NET
13 29 (2.44%) REST
14 21 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (1.68%) Vue.js
16 19 (1.60%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.51%) XML
18 17 (1.43%) WPF
19 16 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 170 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.20%) User Experience
5 35 (2.94%) e-Learning
6 31 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.02%) Blog
9 21 (1.77%) Cloud Native
10 20 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.60%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.43%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.01%) Robotics
14 10 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.84%) Fixed Income
15 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.76%) NHS
16 8 (0.67%) FMCG
17 6 (0.50%) Driving Licence
17 6 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 112 (9.42%) Windows
2 78 (6.56%) Linux
3 48 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.94%) Unix
5 24 (2.02%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.93%) Android
8 11 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.76%) VMS
11 8 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.34%) AIX
13 4 (0.34%) CentOS
14 3 (0.25%) Solaris
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.084%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (15.81%) Business Intelligence
3 170 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
4 152 (12.78%) DevOps
5 114 (9.59%) Software Engineering
6 100 (8.41%) Project Management
7 97 (8.16%) Analytics
7 97 (8.16%) Scrum
8 89 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 85 (7.15%) MVC
10 82 (6.90%) Change Management
11 73 (6.14%) Fintech
12 70 (5.89%) ITIL
13 65 (5.47%) ETL
14 62 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 62 (5.21%) Test Automation
15 60 (5.05%) Coaching
15 60 (5.05%) Mentoring
16 57 (4.79%) ERP
17 53 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 318 (26.75%) SQL
2 210 (17.66%) C#
3 179 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 100 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 77 (6.48%) Python
6 63 (5.30%) Java
7 36 (3.03%) PHP
8 33 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.27%) R
10 21 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 20 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 17 (1.43%) C
13 15 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.01%) Groovy
15 11 (0.93%) C++
16 8 (0.67%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.67%) VB
17 7 (0.59%) Ruby
17 7 (0.59%) Scala
17 7 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (9.08%) Degree
2 19 (1.60%) PhD
3 17 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.18%) CCNP
5 12 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.76%) CIMA
7 9 (0.76%) RHCE
8 8 (0.67%) ACCA
8 8 (0.67%) CISSP
9 7 (0.59%) CCIE
9 7 (0.59%) MCSE
10 6 (0.50%) MCSA
10 6 (0.50%) MCTS
10 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.42%) ISEB
11 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.79%) QA
2 41 (3.45%) GDPR
3 36 (3.03%) SLA
4 23 (1.93%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.51%) PMO
6 16 (1.35%) PCI DSS
7 13 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.67%) GRC
9 5 (0.42%) SOC 2
10 4 (0.34%) NIST
11 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.084%) COBIT
12 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.084%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.084%) IFRS
12 1 (0.084%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.084%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
System Software
1 114 (9.59%) Docker
2 60 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.25%) Firmware
6 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (5.72%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.12%) Terraform
3 33 (2.78%) Ansible
4 22 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.68%) SCCM
6 18 (1.51%) Puppet
7 13 (1.09%) Packer
8 12 (1.01%) SCOM
9 9 (0.76%) WSUS
10 8 (0.67%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.50%) SmoothWall
11 6 (0.50%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.42%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.34%) Nagios
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.17%) PowerCLI
15 2 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 216 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.63%) SAP
3 54 (4.54%) Oracle
4 49 (4.12%) Cisco
5 46 (3.87%) VMware
6 39 (3.28%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.93%) Databricks
7 23 (1.93%) F5
8 21 (1.77%) Citrix
8 21 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.68%) CheckPoint
9 20 (1.68%) Google
10 19 (1.60%) HP
11 15 (1.26%) Veeam
12 14 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.18%) IBM
13 13 (1.09%) Mitel
13 13 (1.09%) Telerik
14 12 (1.01%) Aquila
14 12 (1.01%) Meraki